(ISSN 1596 – 8308)


Department of Maritime Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, NIGERIA

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                                                                                                                                                         31 December, 2017

Editorial Board

1.             Prof. Kenneth U. Nnadi –Editor - In – Chief

                Department of Maritime Management Technology

                Federal University of Technology, Owerri, NIGERIA

2.             Dr. U.C.C. Nwogwugwu - Member

                Department of Economics,

                Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

3.             Prof. Kalu Jones Ijeoma – Member

Department of Economics,

University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt

Editorial Consultants

1.             Prof.  I. C. Ogwude

                Former Acting Vice Chancellor

                Federal University of Technology, Owerri

2.             Prof.  A. N. Gbosi

                Department of Economics, University of Port Harcourt

3.             Prof.  S. S. Dada

Kwara State University, Malete

4.             Prof.  A. A. Adebayo

                Faculty of Environmental Sciences

                Modibbo Adamawa University of Technology, Yola

5.          Dr. Mrs. E. Ify Nnadi

             Department of Biology

             Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri

6.       Julius Michael

          Web Master

          JMS Technologies, Abakaliki


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